How to Test Internet Speed of Your VPS/Server

This Knowledgebase will cover how to test a VPS/Server's Upload and Download Speed. 

Log into your server via SSH and Run the following commands based on the Operating System you are using:

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For Debian and Ubuntu OS

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apt-get update
apt-get upgrade
apt-get install python -y
wget https://raw.github.com/sivel/speedtest-cli/master/speedtest.py
chmod a+rx speedtest.py
mv speedtest.py /usr/local/bin/speedtest
chown root:root /usr/local/bin/speedtest
speedtest

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For CentOS

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yum update
yum install python -y
wget https://raw.github.com/sivel/speedtest-cli/master/speedtest.py
chmod a+rx speedtest.py
mv speedtest.py /usr/local/bin/speedtest
chown root:root /usr/local/bin/speedtest
speedtest

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You can also generate a SpeedTest.net’s badge using the following command:

speedtest --share

After open the share result's url on your browser.

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